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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not normally: Unless you have a large polyp or fibroid that is trying to pass through it.

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Austin
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cervix dilation: When a patient is in labor, the cervix dilates on its own. If not in labor, prostaglandins (such as cytotec) can be used to help the labor process to ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
PREGNANCY: Probably your cervix is very efficient .Good for you. Good luck !
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Good question: That's such a good question, and the answer is complicated. In my experience, women who had a lot of deliveries oftentimes the cervix will be the same ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Membrane stripping: You cannot do it, but your doctor can do membrane stripping which is separation of the amniotic membranes from the uterine wall. This leads to the rel ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
YOUR HUSBAND: Should not be checking your cervix unless he is your doctor ! if you have already had 5 births it is common for your cervix to be dilated some toward ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Anytime : Between now and your due date .This could be gradual over weeks or overnight.
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A female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Menstrual cycle: The degree to which the cervical canal is dilated various with the menstrual cycle. Typically, the cervical canal widens a little bit to accommodate t ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Being Pregnant: Nope. Not at all.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not how it works: The cervix does not dilate based on the movements of the fetus. If you feel that something is wrong or that you might be in preterm labor then you sho ... Read More

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